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KCSMMHZ
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
of the okinawa city council. they've adopted a resolution demanding the japanese and u.s. governments take measures to prevent a similar incident from happening again. >> translator: okinawa seems like a lawless area, still occupied by the u.s. army. the anger and distrust of okinawans is at an all-time high. >> the document will be delivered to the japanese government and the u.s. military early next week. other town assemblies are expected to follow suit. in a separate move, okinawa governor hirokazu nakaima announced he will visit the united states sunday. he's aiming to meet with senior government officials to convey the anger of the okinawan people. >>> a joint chinese navy and air force fleet has conducted an exercise near a disputed group of islands in the east china sea. japan nationalized the senkaku islands last month. china and taiwan claim them as their own. 11 ships and eight aircraft from the navy, fishery administration, and marine surveillance agency took part in the exercise. the drill was based on the scenario that the crew of the patrol boat had fallen overboard and were
KCSMMHZ
Oct 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
's path have declared a state of emergency. some residents of new york city have been forced to evacuate and officials have shut down the city's mass transit. the storm is unusually large in diameter and is likely to pound a wide area for several days. the hurricane forced evacuation of some 370,000 residents from areas near the sea and new york city. officials have there have suspended subway and bus services. sandy is disrupting corporate activity with many companies not opening for business. none of the theaters on the city's famous broadway will be running performances on monday. the u.n. headquarters will be closed and the new york stock exchange will stop all trading on monday. internet trade willing also be suspended. we'll have more information on the hurricane from rash el ferguson of our weather team later in the program. >>> with just nine days to go before the u.s. presidential election, the hurricane is altering the schedule and strategies of the two main candidates. president barack obama was set to campaign in three key states on monday, but he cut his trip short and retur
KCSMMHZ
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
and opposition forces are fighting for control of the northern city of aleppo and the central city of homs. human rights activists say more than 30,000 people have been killed in syria since the uprising began in march of last year. they say more than 300,000 have fled to neighboring countries. brahimi plans to visit damascus this week to present his proposal to president bashar al assad. brahimi visited a longtime ally of syria to look for help in ending the crisis. he met with foreign minister of iran ali akbar salehi. salehi said the syrians should deal with the crisis themselves. he proposed an election be held to resolve the conflict. brahimi said the supply of arms to syria should be stopped before the situation gets worse. international activists are accusing syrian government forces of using cluster bombs against rebels. they say government forces have also dropped those weapons on civilians. spokespersons for human rights watch say government planes dropped the bombs over residential areas including suburbs of the capital damascus. cluster bombs scatter hundreds of smaller bombs across a
KCSMMHZ
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
. home prices rose in almost half of the major cities in september. strong demand was driven by low mortgage rates. the chinese government's monetary easing policies are help push down borrowing costs. the national bureau of statistics released the results of its monthly survey of new home prices sold across 70 cities. guangzhuo in the south showed the biggest gains with 0.4% since august. this is followed by a 0.3% rise in the inland city of xian. overall home prices in 31 of the 70 cities surveys rose compared to the previous month while prices in 24 cities fell. >>> the japanese government's tax commission will start discussing how to soften the impact of a higher consumption tax. that's ahead of its planned increase in two stages. the commission will hold this year's first general meeting on friday. it will listen to tax amendment requests from government ministries and agencies. the consumption tax will go up from the current 5%. it will be 8% in 2014 and 10% in 2015. the focus will be on measures to ease the burden on people who buy big-ticket items when the higher consumption
KCSMMHZ
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
of eid al adha. anti-government activists in the central city of homs say the military violated the truce, killing four people. heavy fighting was also reported in the northern city of idleb. reports from daraa province in southern syria say government opened fire to disperse demonstrators. the syrian government has warned that troops will respond to any attempts by the rebels to attack or expand areas under their control. >>> people in afghanistan are grieving on a day they should be celebrating. a suicide bomber targeted a mosque in the country's north. the explosion killed at least 36 people and wounded many others. it happened as muslims around the world marked the eid al adha holiday. police say a man detonated the explosives friday outside a mosque in maymana. witnesses say the attacker was wearing a police uniform. no one has claimed responsibility. afghan security forces are trying to stop the violence in their country which is a daily threat. they take full control when foreign troops withdraw by end of 2014. >>> barack obama has served as an example in hiss campaign's effort to
KCSMMHZ
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
to create new jobs. across the street from ohma is the city of hakodate. it opposes the restart. parts of the municipalities are within 30 kilometers of the plant. residents are worried about safety. hakodate's mayor says the project should be frozen indefinitely. he says the city plans to take legal action to stop it. >> translator: our city is considering a lawsuit. i want to prepare quickly. >> industry minister yukio edano says power companies should bear the primary responsibility of winning approval of local municipalities for resuming construction of nuclear plants. he says this remains unchanged from before last year's disaster. >>> members of japan's nuclear regulation authority say they'll examine the ohma plant using new safety standards. they say they won't allow the facility to operate unless it meets the requirements. >>> unemployment in the 17-nation eurozone remained at record highs in august. the european union statistics agency said the jobless rate remained at 11.4%-that means unemployment in the zone stayed at record levels for three straight months. spain's jobless
KCSMMHZ
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
, a rally is being planned for later this month in the city. the two suspects were stationed there. okinawa city officials are announces plans to -- they say they're expecting about 1,500 participants. >>> facebook executives announced they're in the red for the second straight quarter. business expansion costs have competed their projected growth. the social network's officials said revenues for the july to september period topped $1.2 billion. that's up over 30% from the same period last year. the surge in advertisement revenue was a contributing factor. but the firm spent more than research and development, payroll, and expanding operations, bringing it a net loss of $59 million. the number of facebook users hit 1 billion in september. but the site still hasn't turned a profit since going public in may. chief executive mark zuckerberg said the firm aims to launch new services for smartphones and tablets to boost revenues. some 60% of facebook members use mobile devices to access their accounts. >>> mobile users now have more ways to access their facebook. apple has unveiled a smaller ver
KCSMMHZ
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
. this display opened in kobe, a city next to is a ka. sergeant chen helped organize the event. his grandfather moved the family to japan. he was born in kobe and has lived here all his life. he belongs to a community group of overseas chinese. through his photos, he wants to build friendship events organized by local chinese like him. >> i want everyone to know the history of the chinese living here, developing close relations with the japanese. >> reporter: cai has always been part of the local community, making lots of japanese friends. after a massive earthquake hit kobe in 1995, cai sprang into action. he rounded up supplies for evacuees sheltering in a school for chinese. >> translator: i did it as an individual. it was all about personal ties. whether you were japanese or chinese, it was irrelevant. we are and will be part of the local community. that's why i value my friendship with my japanese neighbors. >> reporter: but last month the islands' dispute sent anti-japanese demonstrators into the streets of chinese cities. and in kobe a school for chinese nationals was torched. the hostil
KCSMMHZ
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
in the northern city, the deadly blast also injured dozens of people. atlanta government forces are also tracking militants online. the free syrian army strengthened his offensive last thursday in an effort to win control of the city. government forces responded with fierce air strikes. a free syrian army spokesperson tells nhk that assad mobilized 3,000 tanks in aleppo. >>> the people at japan's new nuclear watchdog are putting lessons learned from the fukushima daiichi disaster into practice. members of of the nuclear regulation authority want to expand evacuation zones around the nuclear plants, and they say residents should be armed with iodine tablets to protect against radiation exposure. any released a draft of new guidelines. nra officials released new guidelines. to explain the risks before distribution. they also say that maximum distance between nuclear plants and their emergency response centers should be increased from the current 20 kilometers to 30. they would prohibit locating these off-site buildings within 5 kilometers of facilities. it also includes proposals instructing reside
KCSMMHZ
Oct 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
world reports from islamabad. >> reporter: siakot is a city in east pakistan. at this garment factory, 150 men make uniforms for judo and karate. they work for japanese companies that moved its base here from china. >> translator: we are starting to receive orders from companies in europe, as well as japan. because of rising costs in china. >> reporter: pakistan's population is said to keep growing for the foreseeable future. more and more japanese companies see it as a promising market. the japanese company has formed a joint venture with local firm. their new factory began operations this month. the manufacture used in automobiles and electric appliances. >> translator: this is a huge market of 1 0 million people. but steel consumption is just 38 kilograms. we can expect usage of steel to grow sharply as more people buy cars, motor bikes, and appliances. >> reporter: the biggest obstacle to doing business in pakistan is poor security. in the southern city of karachi, gunfire is rampant. in karachi when japanese people go out by car they usually take an armed security guard with them
KCSMMHZ
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
, the cathedral's 850th anniversary. >> zombies invaded the australian city of brace bane over the weekend. they terrified residents and brought traffic to a halt. but they say it was all for a good cause. the annual zombie walk supports medical research. >> we are raising money for the brain foundation. >> the concept for me is to be as gross and bloody and gory as possible because i want to be that disgusting zombie that everybody remembers. >> 15,000 zombies took part last year. they raised about $25,000. organizers say they think more walked this year and collected more money. some say they should try to get this year's zombie walk recognized as a guinness world record. >>> good weather continues until today. that is in tokyo, according to meteorologist robert speta. robert? >>> we are seeing sunny skies over much of japan, but we have this low-pressure area bringing heavy rain showers to the korean peninsula here, and now it's pushing off towards the east. first it will start to impact western japan and eventually into tokyo by about tuesday in your noon hours. with that, some heavy s
KCSMMHZ
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
that buses are running again. but city officials say it will take at least a week to restore rail, water and other services. sandy has been losing strength since monday. its maximum momentary wind speed is around 65 kilometers per hour. the storm has pulled a mass of cold air from the north. snow is falling across eight states. some areas got more than 60 centimeters. and sandy's impact isn't just financial. the u.s. media has been looking at the political ramifications. the presidential election is just a week away and the candidates' response to the storm could affect the outcome. "the washington post" says sandy gave president barack obama the chance to show his ability as commander in chief. but it also said any missteps or move that appears politically motivated could cost him. "the post" says the disaster has put romney in a difficult position. one article says he faces the almost impossible task for defining himself in a story that has gripped the nation. romney's critics have pounced on a comment he made about the federal emergency management agency. he said the agency should be
KCSMMHZ
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
named after one of the biggest cities in the northeast. more than 300 particants have come here from around the world and across japan. they include government officials, experts, and representatives of international organizations. they spent two days talking about the lessons of the march 11, 2011, disaster and subsequent recovery efforts. >> translator: we've learned a lot from our disaster recovery efforts. i believe it's critical for us to share these lessons with people around the world, and i'm making that another personal mission. >> we'll not be able to prevent the natural hazards that threaten people around the world. but working together, we can lower the dangers, prepare better, respond more quickly, lessen the costs, and first and foremost make the lives of people all over the world safer. >> reporter: panel discussions on tuesday focus on disaster preparedness in developing countries. world bank researchers compiled the report on the lessons learned from japan's recent earthquake. they have woven disaster risk management into their culture. schools, offices, and communit
KCSMMHZ
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
the northeast. and what's fueling it, 27 for the high there in oklahoma city, winnipeg, though, only 10 on your friday. now over towards europe, also seeing a cooldown. we have this frontal area pushing across western europe off towards germany and poland, some autumn-like temperatures. london and paris at 12 and 13. yeah, still summer-like across the mediterranean, rome at 24 here on your saturday. here's your extended forecast. ♪ >>> and with that, we conclude this hour's "newsline." i'm james tengan in tokyo. thanks for watching.
KCSMMHZ
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
seen the men before. the mayor of the city hosting many u.s. bases made this comment. >> translator: this clearly trampled on women's human rights. we will not tolerate this heinous crime. >> authorities in okinawa have dealt with seven cases since 1973 in which u.s. servicemen were arrested on charges of assaulting women. the case in 1995 involving a 12-year-old girl sparked large-scale protests. >>> u.s. ambassador to japan john roos says he takes the matter very seriously and promised to cooperate with japanese authorities. . >>> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton says she takes responsibility for the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya last month. the ambassador and three other americans died. clinton made the remark in an interview with cnn. she stressed that president obama and vice president joe biden weren't involved in security decisions related to the consulate. the administration is facing criticism over precaution preca. the state department did not respond to requests for extra security at the consulate in the months before the attack. during thursday's vice pres
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
for about two years. economic difficulties have forced cities to cut their budgets, so police had to find new ways to investigate crime. >> social media works. it's another tool in our arsenal and in law enforcement to solve crime. >> reporter: in may, seattle police investigated the shooting of five people in a cafe. the suspect got away. only nine minutes after the shooting, police made their first report on twitter. then a police officer at the scene started posting more details like the suspect's hair color, what he wore, and what kind of a car he used to get away. >> there is a lot of community concern. we wanted to make sure that people knew what the police department was doing to keep them safe. >> reporter: the los angeles county sheriff's department teaches staff the best way to use social media to solve crime. >> you can go back to those creative writing classes with the understanding that you have potential civil and criminal consequences for what you write. >> reporter: they warned writers not to use racially charged language and must never post rumors. the instructor teaches
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